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New York Times, Monday, October 15, 2001

Author:
Holden Baker
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Holden Baker

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQUXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Baker. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 1015 ( 18,969 )
Across
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Neighborhood : AREA
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Press down, as pipe tobacco : TAMP
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Break one's silence : SPEAK
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Not mom's : DADS
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Villainous act : EVIL
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Spine-tingling : EERIE
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Top-quality : HIGHGRADE
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Scottish landowner : LAIRD
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Roughly equal to one another : ONAPAR
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Like men at stag parties : DATELESS
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Stage and screen actor ___ Ritchard : CYRIL
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From years past : OLDEN
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Yankee manager Joe : TORRE
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To wit : NAMELY
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Pie ___ mode : ALA
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Get ready to shoot again : RELOAD
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Peter, Paul and Mary, e.g. : TRIO
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Point around which weight is evenly distributed : CENTEROFGRAVITY
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___-Rooter : ROTO
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Necessitate : ENTAIL
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New: Prefix : NEO
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Perplexer : ENIGMA
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Sword handles : HILTS
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Madison Avenue types : ADMEN
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Mideastern princes: Var. : AMIRS
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Ajax or Bon Ami : CLEANSER
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Electric train maker : LIONEL
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Addiction : HABIT
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like all the letters in this clue : LOWERCASE
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Bikini Island, e.g. : ATOLL
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Sheep calls : BAAS
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Joint with a cap : KNEE
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Not at all relaxed : TENSE
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Totals up : ADDS
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Ooze : SEEP
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Kind of committee : ADHOC
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Seattle forecast : RAINY
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J. ___ Hoover : EDGAR
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Fireplace receptacle : ASHPIT
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Guam, e.g.: Abbr. : TERR
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Gardner of "On the Beach" : AVA
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Politically moderate : MIDDLEOFTHEROAD
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Beseech : PLEAD
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One-named Tejano singer : SELENA
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Sound, as bells : PEAL
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Keystone State port : ERIE
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Broadcasts : AIRS
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Popular sneakers : KEDS
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In abundance : GALORE
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Ivy feature : TENDRIL
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Wrinkle-resistant fabric : ORLON
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Peruses anew : REREADS
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Network with videos : MTV
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Yeats's isle : ERIN
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Low-cal : LITE
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Toy on a finger : YOYO
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Farm unit : ACRE
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Trotsky or Uris : LEON
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The "A" of ABM : ANTI
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"Not you ___!?" : AGAIN
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Dress (up) : TOG
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Bright star, one corner of "the summer triangle" : ALTAIR
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Slugger Mickey : MANTLE
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Lab garments : SMOCKS
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Peach follower, toast preceder : MELBA
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Asinine : INANE
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Visit anew : RESEE
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Siesta : SLEEP
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Web conversation : CHAT
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Recently deceased : LATE
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Black, in poetry : EBON
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Feels bad : AILS
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Minus : LESS
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Bit of chewing gum : WAD

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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